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Definition: root level

The highest authority or privilege given to a user working with an operating system or other control program. A person with root level access is called an "administrator," "root user" or "superuser."

High and Low at the Same Time
While root level access is considered a "high" privilege level for the user, it is at the same time considered "low" level access to the system. See tree, root directory, root server, rooting, privilege and administrator.